Many people often think that your place of work is one of the safest places to be because it is heavily guarded by laws and regulations. Unfortunately accidents at work are relatively common. Although there are many guidelines and laws in place unfortunately and careless mistake or negligence for safety can cause accidents in the work place. This can happen in every industry.
Types Of Accidents
Small injuries are just as important as more visible injuries in the eyes of a claim for compensation. The basis of the claim is that the injury at work in Staffordshire Moorlands shouldn’t have happened regardless of the size of the injury sustained.
The amount of compensation rewarded for injuries does vary substantially due to the nature of different treatments and the potential loss of earnings. What doesn’t vary is how important your case is. Whether you received a few bumps and bruises from tripping over or you were crushed by a forklift in a warehouse, all these could be eligible for injury at work in Staffordshire Moorlands compensation.
Responsibility Of The Injury At Work In Staffordshire Moorlands
The responsibility of the accident at work you were involved in is likely to be your employer or the company you work for. If you work in a store in the retail industry it is likely that your claim would be put up against the head office of the company you work for.
If you believe you were partially responsible for the accident there is still a chance that you may be able to claim some compensation but not as high an amount. If your company or employer accept that the exact was mostly their fault then you may be able to receive some compensation for your injuries from the accident.
If you have been involved in an accident at work you could make a claim for some compensation. Being in an accident that was not your fault and then having to pay for the relative costs afterwards is not fair so by making a claim you could have some of the costs paid for.
If you need any help in getting started in making a claim for some compensation you can give us a call. Accident Advice Helpline are a freephone service who can help answer some claim related questions for you. Call us today on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 16th May 2014
Author: David Brown